Taiwanese American Heritage Week

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated nationwide during the month of May to honor the cultures, traditions, and achievements of Asian Pacific Islanders in the United States. In June of 1977, Congressmen Frank Horton (NY) and Norman Y. Mineta (CA) introduced a House resolution that called upon the President to proclaim the first 10 days of May as Asian/Pacific Heritage Week. May was chosen because in 1843 during the first week of the month, the first Japanese immigrants arrived in…

Meeting Michelle Krusiec

Admit it. You didn't know that she was Taiwanese American, did you? And before her critically acclaimed starring role as Wilhelmina Pang in Alice Wu's 2005 runaway hit film, Saving Face, you weren't quite sure where you had seen that beautiful face before... but you had. And you couldn't quite place that name... but it was somewhat familiar. For over the past decade, she has graced such films such as Sweet Home Alabama, Nixon, Daddy Day Care, and Duplex. And, she has appeared on too many…